Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason is committed to winning the fight against autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and multiple sclerosis, and immune system diseases such as allergies and asthma. BRI is an internationally recognized medical research institute that accelerates discovery by tackling questions from every angle, translating immunology breakthroughs into clinical therapies and healthier patients.
As a non-profit organization within the Virginia Mason Health System, BRI oversees all clinical research at Virginia Mason and BRI, uniquely combining the expertise of a world-renowned medical research institute with the remarkable care of a healthcare quality leader. BRI supports Virginia Mason clinical investigators in studies across a wide variety of diseases and conditions, such as cardiology and cancer, in addition to autoimmune diseases, allergy and asthma.
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Position #: 2019-1584 Title: Clinical Research Coordinator I-II Department: Clinical Research Status: Full-time, days
Clinical Research Coordinator I
Overview A Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC) performs increasingly complex tasks to facilitate cancer clinical research.
Responsibilities May include new study preparation, the creation of study budgets, subject screening and recruitment, informed consent, subject history, adverse events, concomitant medication review, regulatory document filing, preparation for study monitor visits, test article (TA) handling, completion of case report forms, maintenance of source documents, proper standard or research billing, and ensuring site quality.
Subject care requirements may include appointment scheduling, records review, treatment coordination, collecting vital signs, subject health assessment, and telephone triage/screening. The CRC may also perform phlebotomy, specimen processing and participate in process improvement events as necessary.
Requirements Requires good medical knowledge including medical terminology, and basic subject care. May require phlebotomy skills and the ability to operate centrifuges and EKG machines. Prefer higher education or vocational training specializing in healthcare.
Minimum one year of full-time related experience. May require Healthcare Assistant Certificate or other specialized training. Previous experience in cancer clinical research is a plus.
Clinical Research Coordinator II
Overview A Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) II performs increasingly complex studies, test article (TA), disease or earlier phase studies, and assists with a variety of duties related to the conduct of oncology clinical research protocols. This is not a lab based position.
Responsibilities May include new study preparation, subject screening and recruitment, informed consent, subject history, adverse events, concomitant medication review, regulatory document filing, preparation for study monitor visits, TA handling, completion of case report forms, maintenance and development of source documents, eligibility verification, proper standard or research billing, and ensuring site quality.
Subject care requirements may include appointment scheduling, arriving, records review, treatment coordination, collecting vital signs, subject health assessment, telephone triage/screening, at all times the CRC will ensure protocol compliance and subject safety. The CRC may also perform phlebotomy, specimen processing using universal precautions when appropriate and consistent with licensure and participate in process improvement activities, root cause analysis and create corrective and preventive action plans.
The CRC must maintain subject and document confidentiality at all times, understand and comply with the appropriate sponsor requirements, regulations including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Clinical Practices (GCP’s) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Institutional Review Boards, (IRB) and institutional policies and procedures. In some instances, may provide guidance or informal supervision of a Research Assistant or CRC I in the conduct of their study.
Requirements Two years of experience in clinical research is required. A Bachelor’s degree and SOCRA or ACRP certification is strongly preferred. May substitute a Masters in clinical research or related field or M.D. for the two years of clinical research experience.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 2019-1584
About Benaroya Research Institute
The Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) is a center of scientific excellence in research and therapy of autoimmune diseases, such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis and arthritis, and promotes clinical and interdisciplinary research, particularly in cancer, neuroscience, and heart disease. BRI is a non-profit organization celebrating its 54th year as Washington State’s oldest medical research institute with over 200 employees and a $28 million budget for 2010. BRI offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.